Jenny Torres Sanchez: Maybe All Three

We’re happy to share a quick essay today, about place, and face, and memory, and the future of memory: Jenny Torres Sanchez’s [>>] “Maybe All Three.”

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Alex Clark: A Not-So-Angry Inch

Honorable Mention in the 2017 Force Majeure Flash Contest:

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José Angel Araguz: Excerpts from A Personal History of Want

Today’s share is a doozy — excerpts from José Araguz’s A Personal History of Want:

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Issue 6.2 Out Now!

It’s here, it’s here! Storm Cellar vol. VI no. 2, Summer 2017 has arrived. This one’s nicknamed “Partition Table” — we’ll let you decide why. The deets:

Bovine Medusa II by Erik Farseth


The 2017 Force Majeure Flash Contest:
Anne Riesenberg – Keep Moving [1st Prize]
Bucket Siler [>>] – P.S. While You Were Sleeping [2nd Prize]
Rita Ciresi [>>] – Hunger [2nd Prize]
Alex Clark – A Not-So-Angry Inch [Honorable Mention]
Oscar Mancinas [>>] – To Live And Die in E.V. [Honorable Mention]
Derek Updegraff – In Olden Times [Honorable Mention]

FICTION by Rachel Linn [>>], Sara Lippmann [>>], Brian Phillip Whalen [>>], Heather Whited

FLASH by Amanda Bloom [>>], Alex Clark, Rita Ciresi, Sarah Feng [>>], Jennifer Lynn Krohn [>>], Oscar Mancinas, Anne Riesenberg, Bucket Siler, Lana Spendl [>>], Travis Truax, Derek Updegraff

NONFICTION by José Angel Araguz [>>], Kristine Langley Mahler [>>], Mary Mullen

POETRY by Bruce Alford, Peter Burzynski [>>], Audrey Glass, Katie Hibner, Jason Morphew [>>], Javier Perez [>>], Lynne Potts [>>], Lori Propheter

IMAGES by Shushanik Karapetyan, Heather Lewis, Diana Simon, Bill Wolak, and Erik Farseth [>>] [cover].

Rejected Ersatz Dishes 

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Matt Muilenburg: The Leadoff Men

They say not to introduce a new product in August; we remember hearing that some time ago, dear Reader. Let us reintroduce an old idea and wrestle with it, then. Lately, we have seen permanent things become impermanent. Today we’re raising from the archive Matt Muilenburg’s “The Leadoff Men”:

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